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Botanical Name Gmelina arborea
Family Verbenaceae
Origin India
Description Gambhari is a large deciduous tree that grows up to 30 meters tall. The bark is grey and smooth, with a bitter taste. The leaves are simple, ovate, and have a pointed apex. The flowers are yellow and arranged in axillary or terminal panicles. The fruits are small and round, containing four seeds.
Parts Used The bark, leaves, and roots are used in Ayurveda
Dose The recommended dose of Gambhari varies depending on the form of the preparation and the condition being treated. It is always best to consult a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner for appropriate dosing information.